Gluten-Free Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:

1/2 cup coconut oil, softened
1/2 cup coconut sugar
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1 serving chia paste* (or 1 egg)
1/2 cup brown rice flour
1/4 buckwheat flour (or spelt if gluten isn’t a problem)
1 cup gluten-free oats
1tbsp arrowroot starch
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped pecans

 *Chia Paste- 1tbsp chia seeds, ground, mixed with 1/4 cup warm water.

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 350

2. Mix together coconut oil, sugar maple syrup, vanilla and chia paste.

3. In a separate bowl, mix flour, oats baking soda and salt. Stir in chocolate chips and pecans.

4. Using 1-2 tbsp of mixture, form into balls and flattery slightly and place in parchment lined cookie sheet.

Bake for about 15 minutes, until golden.

Makes about 16 cookies.


Recipe provided by Meghan Telpner Nutritionista

Note: I invite you to swap the chocolate chips and pecans for your fave cookie additions. Coconut flakes, goji berries, apricots, currants, cacao nibs- you name it, it goes. Just no store-bought fluorescent candy coated chocolates, okay?